Hidden Highways 'Old Hearts Reborn' - Out On A Limb Records

Defined as a quiet, Americana influenced folk duo; this Dublin-based pairing of Carol Anne McGowan and Tim V Smyth make understated, gentle music. The song arrangements are reflective and hint of times gone by when the revivalist influences of porch songs were passed down from one rural generation to the next.

There is plenty to admire here and the sweet sound across all ten tracks is a very pleasant listening experience. Pedal steel, violin and double bass merge with various guitar strums to create an atmosphere that soothes and reassures the listener that all is OK in the world after all. Lullaby songs for the lost and the lonely